Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for July 06, 2000
"Years ago, I thought I'd support myself by selling my artwork! *SNORT!* Dream on!" "Then I figured, 'Well, I'll just get a college teaching job'. As if! Try a middle school teaching job with the world's lousiest health benefits!..." "...And a salary that's so pathetic, I have to scoop ice cream all summer to make ends meet! This is what my life has come to!" "I have a Master's degree." "Mr. Rosa! Want to become a 'Junior Woodchuck' troop leader?"